Montreal Buildings & Towers
Discover Montreal from the Montreal Tower and take a guided tour of the Olympic Stadium.
This historic clock tower was built in 1922 and still keeps time. It was originally erected to commemorate the courage of the men of the Merchant Fleet who were lost during World War I. Exhibits inside trace Montréal's history. The tower has a beautiful bird's eye view of the city of Montréal from the observatory.
Place Bonaventure is an expansive downtown Montreal building that houses office space, a first-class hotel and an exhibition hall.
Located in Old Montreal, Palais de Justice was completed in 1971. The glass and grey granite building is notable as it stands in stark contrast to the 18th and 19th century stone buildings that surround it.
Composed of 354 cubic structures, this condominium complex houses 148 private residences. Designed by architect Moshe Safdie, Habitat 67 was built as part of Montreal's Expo 67 world's fair.
The Chateau Dufresne was built in 1916 by Marius Dufresne and Jules Renard,a Parisian architect. This luxury 42-room mansion was inspired by the Petit Trianon in Versailles. This building and its contents were restored in 1976 and declared a historical monument. Today it houses a museum dedicated to the history of Montreal’s east end.
Owned by the National Theatre School of Canada, the Monument-Nationale offers tastefully decorated and spacious theatres for a variety of performances.
Located in Montreal's old town, the Marché Bonsecours was built in 1847 and is considered one of Canada's top ten most beautiful heritage buildings. What used to be the city's agricultural marketplace, today houses a collection of upmarket arts and craft boutiques. Visitors can browse through creations of local artisans, designers and artists or enjoy the impressive building from one of its sidewalk cafes.
Bank of Montreal
Located in Old Montreal, this historic building dates back to 1847 and is the home of Canada's oldest banking institution. Comprised of a variety of buildings, the complex also features a museum interpreting the history of banking over the years.
Located in Montreal's Chinatown, the Wing Building is one of the oldest structures in the district, built in 1826. Through the years it has served as a military school, paper box factory and warehouse. Today it houses a fortune cookie manufacturer.